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CNN axing Piers Morgan's show because of sagging ratings

CNN host Piers Morgan, the former British tabloid editor turned primetime successor to Larry King, will leave his show according to reports in the New York Times and POLITICO.

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Three separate Detroit residents shoot intruders in one week, two killed

A cluster of armed defenses from intruders in Detroit has given ammunition to the police chief's support for an armed populace as a way to combat crime.

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West Des Moines store clerk claims he was fired for 'feminine behavior'

A West Des Moines man is suing Ankeny, Iowa-based Casey’s General Stores for gay discrimination after being fired for what he described in an interview as "feminine behavior."

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Austin police chief says jaywalkers should be happy they're not sexually assaulted by cops

The arrest of an Austin jogger on jaywalking charges earlier this week -- dragged screaming to a police car after apparently failing to present ID properly -- has become the stuff of viral video after a University of Texas at Austin student captured the incident.

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New Jersey man escapes 5 year sentence after dash cam footage clears him, indicts cops

Evidence from a dashboard camera on a police cruiser ended a nightmare for a New Jersey man facing false charges of eluding police, resisting arrest and assault.

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Tampa bank manager sues after being fired for carrying a gun to work

Ivette Ros wants to walk into a bank with a gun.

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George Takei: Boycott Arizona if governor signs Gay Jim Crow law

George Takei fired a virtual photon torpedo Friday at Arizona in a scathing letter addressing legislative passage of an anti LGBT law allowing for discrimination in services.

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GOP group revises websites that sucker Democrats into donations after outcry

Websites featuring congressional Democrats that were actually run by a Republican group began linking to a page more expressly describing itself as a conservative donation site this week, after a public outcry and media attention on the apparent bait-and-switch tactic.

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Proposed legislation calls for all new cellphones to have built-in 'kill switch'

New smartphones sold in the United States would have to contain a mechanism to brick the devices remotely, wiping data and rendering them inoperable, under legislation proposed Friday by four Democratic U.S. senators.

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Fox anchor calls CNN's Don Lemon 'pompous, pretentious jerk' over Dunn verdict reaction

CNN anchor Don Lemon's visible outrage over a hung jury in the Michael Dunn trial caught the attention Sunday of Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett, who lobbed a series of personal attacks over Twitter.

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Portland protesters bring pitchforks and torches to City Hall over anti-homeless proposal

Protesters in Portland, Ore., showed up at the doors of city hall carrying actual pitchforks and torches, to express their anger about proposals to change laws related to homelessness in the progressive city.

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Missouri bill to create 'parental warning' requirement to teach evolution debated

Education in science will be opt-out in Missouri, if a bill requiring schools to notify parents if "the theory of evolution by natural selection" is being taught at their child's school passes.

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Michael Dunn jury deadlocks on murder, convicts him of lesser attempted murder charges

A Florida jury deliberating for a fourth day announced Saturday they were deadlocked on a murder charge, unable to make a decision on a case of a man who shot and killed a teenager during an argument over blaring rap music.

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Demos study shows 14,000 Tweets a day contain racial slurs

A British research organization trawled nine days of Twitter's live feed looking to see just how people use racial slurs online.

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